Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 98 83
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 -28
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.40% 1.30% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.19% 9.77% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 31
Somerset median annual salary £33,000 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +26.92% -21.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,063 £22,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 104 174 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.90% 13.26% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 86 121 228
Somerset median annual salary £36,095 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.76% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,375 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Somerset.

Salary trend for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Somerset

LAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +42 18 £32,500 -6.81% 3
Clevedon - 1 £50,000 -
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for LAN.

1 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) WLAN
2 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Data Centre
3 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco
5 13 (61.90%) Windows
5 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
6 12 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (57.14%) SAN
7 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
7 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
7 11 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (52.38%) Finance
7 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
7 11 (52.38%) Server Management
7 11 (52.38%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Wireless
10 3 (14.29%) JSON
10 3 (14.29%) JIRA
10 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 3 (14.29%) Git (software)

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) WAN
2 16 (76.19%) WLAN
3 12 (57.14%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Infrastructure Support
2 11 (52.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
2 11 (52.38%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (52.38%) Server Management
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) KVM
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec